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The Cornell Watch Company

Introducing the 1870 CE

In partnership with

A new beginning

In 1870, the Cornell Watch Company of Chicago set out to produce America's most precise railroad pocket watch. Today, the legacy continues with the introduction of the 1870 CE.

For over two years, the 1870 CE was designed, prototyped and developed in partnership with America's Premier Watchmaker, the RGM Watch Company. Each 1870 CE is hand assembled, rigorously tested and warrantied by the RGM Watch Company.

The 1870 CE

The front

The back

Timeless techniques

Traditionally crafted Grand Feu enamel dial, thermal blued hands and hand-finished movement decoration

modern precision

Schwarz Etienne ASE 200 automatic movement with micro-rotor

Promoting a more transparent and integrated American supply chain

The Watchmakers of America Directory is a free, open-access directory of American watchmakers, technicians and component manufactures to promote a more transparent and integrated American supply chain.

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Supporting future watchmakers to revive the American supply chain

The Cornell Watch Company provides a portion of proceeds to fund student scholarships offered by the Horological Society of New York, America's oldest continuously operating horological association.

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